Elisabeth Hasselbeck made her debut on Fox & Friends Monday, complete with a couple of surprise guests.
Stuffed from eating too much barbecue? Sunburned from laying out at the beach? Then head inside this Fourth of July weekend to log in some serious time watching your favorite TV shows. Trust us, you'll have plenty of choices. Check out your options:
(All times are ET/PT)
Thursday, July 4
American Ninja Warrior (9 a.m.-4 p.m., G4)
BBQ Pitmasters (6 a.m.-6 a.m. Friday, Destination America)
Cake Boss (6 a.m.-1:30 p.m., TLC)
Call of the Wildman (6 p.m.-6 a.m. Friday, Animal Planet)
Castle (10 a.m.-8 p.m., TNT)
Who needs barbecue and fireworks when you've got TV to watch this Fourth of July? Check out a roundup of the day's best marathons below.
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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
If you're going to spend much of the Thanksgiving holiday on the couch — after all, you'll have lots of food to digest -- there's plenty of TV to watch. Check out our roundup of marathons, specials and games. All times are Eastern (ET):
Regis Philbin, Buddy Valastro
One job Regis Philbin won't be doing after leaving Live with Regis and Kelly next month: decorating cakes.
The host dropped by Cake Boss star Buddy Valastro's bakery over the summer where he suited up in chef whites and got a free lesson in how to decorate a cake Carlo's style.
Regis Philbin announces final day on Live
"You think that's so hard, Buddy?" Philbin said, as he
Not every TV show wants to be more social. But a few shows get it, and are pushing the social envelope in innovative ways, making their programs much more interactive, a commodity as prized as total audience and demographic richness to advertisers these days.
We're kicking off the fall TV season with seven straight days of stories about social TV, followed by continued coverage throughout the season. First up, we compiled a list of nine shows that are breaking the social-engagement mold. We've spoken to network execs, actors, producers and other TV folk who we consider to be the industry leaders in the social TV space. Here's what we're liking right now, but it's obviously not an encyclopedic list. Which shows do you think get it?
Lisa Valastro and Buddy Valastro
The Cake Boss family no longer has a bun in the oven: Buddy Valastro's wife, Lisa, has given birth to a baby boy.
Carlo Salvatore Valastro was born Monday, weighing in at 7 pounds, 3 ounces.
TLC is hitting the pre-teen party circuit. Outrageous Kid Parties, the cable network's next series, will deliver exactly what the title promises: a look inside big-budget, out-of-control kiddie parties. Insiders describe it as a cross between TLC's Toddlers and Tiaras and MTV's My Super Sweet 16.
Cake Boss: Next Great Baker
TLC has renewed Cake Boss: Next Great Baker for a second season, the network announced Thursday.
Hosted by Cake Boss' Buddy Valastro, the baking competition series has averaged 1.7 million viewers ...
Cake Boss' Buddy Valastro is about to move out of the bakery: He will star in Kitchen Boss, a new daytime show on TLC, the network announced Wednesday.
On Kitchen Boss, Buddy will showcase his family recipes and bring viewers into the kitchen where he'll have various special guests, including members of his boisterous family.